Meet our E-Board Officers!


President | Shelby Komar –

Shelby is a senior from Spring Lake, MI. She is finishing up her B.S. in advertising and minor in analytics. Shelby currently works at Redhead Design Studio in Lansing, MI as the Social Media Manager. There she has had the opportunity to work on various accounts and gain an array of experiences into the industry. In the near future Shelby hopes to find work at a large agency whose culture reflects her passionate and hardworking persona.


IMG_2124.jpgVice President | Katie Schrauben –

Katie is from the small town of Portland, MI. Always having a passion for art, it made sense for her to studying creative advertising and graphic design. When she isn’t hunched over a MacBook designing you can find her either traveling, running, painting, or hanging out with friends and family. For future goals, she sees herself working as a creative director for an advertising agency or in automotive.



External Communications Director | Monique Viau –

Hi Spartans, my name is Monique Viau and I am the External Communications Director for MSUAA. I am a Junior studying Advertising at Michigan State University– go green! I am originally from the Grand Rapids area. I have had a few internships both in corporate and agency areas. My interests revolve around music, food, friends, and traveling. I am very excited and passionate about how I can help make this year the best one yet in MSUAA. Reach out if there is any way I can help you.



Internal Communications Director | Courtney Farmer – 

Courtney is from Grand Rapids Michigan and is completing her Advertising degree with a fifth year of classes. She is also majoring in English. After college Courtney hopes to work for a publishing company and to eventually work as a publicist for authors. This is her second year in Advertising Association.



Events and Fundraising Director | Kayla Wright |

During my senior year as an Advertising major, my goal is to connect with professionals in the industry as well as with my future colleagues at MSU. Aside from MSUAA, I have interned with The State News, Nantucket Community TV, Pro Design Graphics Co., and the Big Ten Network. MSUAA is vital for creating a network of people to not only guide and influence you but with help find internships and jobs! I am excited to share with new members all that MSUAA has to offer!


Treasurer | Taylor Mackey –

Hello, everyone! My name is Taylor and I am a senior at Michigan State this year. I’m from Ada, Michigan and am double majoring in English and Advertising.



IMG_7261Communications Committee | Kylie Koenig –

A senior from Auburn, MI Kylie is majoring in Advertisement Management with a minor in Public Relations. She hopes to broaden her connections in the advertising industry through the Advertising Association group. Outside of classes she enjoys staying active, spending time with friends, and traveling.

advertisingphoto2Communications Committee | Matt Zizelman –

Hi I’m Matt Zizelman, senior year marketing student and member of the communications committee within the MSU Advertising Association E-Board. This is my first year on the e-board and I look forward to making the most of my opportunity. This past summer I had a marketing internship for a chemical analytics company and will still be working for them through out the school year. When I’m not in class I also play club lacrosse at MSU and other various IM sports. Last but not least GO GREEN!


Events and Fundraising Committee| Sidney Matthews
This is my third year in the MSU Advertising Association and second on the eboard. Being a part of such a great networking tool and portal to the advertising industry has really solidified my love for the major I choose. My hopes after graduation are to work on the account side for an advertising agency and help further my interest in the industry.



Events and Fundraising Committee | Clare Aubrey –

Hello! My name is Clare Aubrey and I am a Senior studying advertising at Michigan State. I am from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. I love hanging out with friends, listening to music and enjoying this beautiful campus. I’m so excited to be a part of E-Board this year!


21034679_10155710253328980_5949936071642444671_n-1Creative Committee | Mira Young –

Mira is in her last year here at MSU. She is serving on our creative committee but has been apart of the club for 2 years. She is an Advertising major with two minors, one in Graphic Design as well as Entrepreneurship. She hopes to go into the agency life after college in downtown Detroit. You can catch her hanging out with friends and family, traveling, and cooking.